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A black bear visits a North Shore home on Sept. 28. Photo by Ardie Lien.

Local DNR officer talks autumn bear activity

Bears are busy foraging the forests at this time of year getting ready for winter.

Fall color

Nice fall weather perfect for a color tour

Looks like a dry weekend ahead with temps in the 60’s and not much wind, so the color will stay on the trees.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Ke

Teresa Borak

Flu shot season is here

Flu Shot season is here. Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde and outreach nurse Theresa Borak talk about influenza and the flu clinics with WTIP’s Jay Andersen.

Clean, drain, dry

County will have a new AIS billboard yet this year

The boating season is winding down and we made it through the summer with no new aquatic invasive species showing up in our lakes.

Moose in Superior National Forest

Online petition created to curb ongoing moose hunt

An online petition has been created as an effort to end a recently-established moose hunt in northeastern Minnesota.

More than 60 canoes and kayaks left River Point Resort to greet the Freemans. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Outdoor enthusiasts travel many miles in support of Dave and Amy Freeman

Explorers Dave and Amy Freeman concluded their Year in the Wilderness on Friday, Sept. 23 at River Point Resort and Outfitting Company near Ely.

Fall color

Progressing through autumn: a little rain a little sun

Once we get through a couple of rainy days, the weather should clear up nicely after Wednesday through the weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mi

Dave and Amy Freeman speak to a crowd of 300 people at River Point Resort and Outfitting Company. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Photos from Year in the Wilderness and a message to WTIP listeners from Dave Freeman

To conclude their year spent entirely within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Dave and Amy Freeman paddled out to some 100 friends, fellow adventurers, activists and curious people on Friday

 As the population of Cook County continues to grow, so too will the demand for more local daycare providers

Board chair of Cooperation Station discusses status of daycare options in Cook County

The Cook County YMCA is in the process of taking over Cooperation Station, a local daycare provider.

Fall begins on a wet note

Fall enters with a rainy weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen speaks with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.